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Camps on Campus — Safeguarding Youth Development Programming in Higher Education Settings
Omar Andujar, MBA, CCEP; Ellen Will, MS; Dawn Riddle, MS; and Sandy Weaver, MS, September/October

The Kids Are All Right
Scott Arizala, May/June

Avoiding the Overparenting Trap
An Interview with Julie Lythcott-Haims, January/February

From A Slinky to a Smurf: Evolving Groups into Communities
Kim Aycock, MST, May/June

The Challenges of Chinese Camp Education
Steve Baskin and Scott Brody, July/August

Highlights of the 2016 Compensation, Benefits, and Professional Development Survey
Troy Bennett, September/October

Strategic Planning: Moving Ideas to Practice
Charlie Caspari and Matthew Caspari, March/April

Counselor Success Kit
Greg Cronin, MPA, CCD, May/June

Camp Leadership for the 21st Century
Bob Ditter, January/February

Staying Out of the Point of Struggle
Bob Ditter, May/June

Staff Anxiety — The New Normal
Bob Ditter, September/October

Programs Designed to Let Campers Shine — 2016 Eleanor Eells Award Winners
Marcia Ellett, July/August

Respectful Approaches — Indigenous Culture Competency and Camp
Stephen Fine, PhD, September/October

Fostering Creativity at Camp and in Life
An Interview with Scott Barry Kaufman, January/February

Social Justice and Camp — Talking About It
Ann Gillard, PhD, September/October

How Special Needs Camping Has Impacted the Camp Experience
Vance Gilmore, January/February

Grab the Teenage Window of Opportunity
Karen Goeller, PhD, March/April

Twenty Insider Tips for Working with Adolescents at Camp
Karen Goeller, PhD, May/June

Children Need Play: Can They Get It at Camp?
Peter Gray, PhD, November/December

Hallowed Ground
An Interview with Camp Southern Ground President Rob Parker, January/February

Transitional Objects — Creating Continuity with the Camp Experience
Anne Henningfield, MA, CTRS and Dayana Kupisk, MS, July/August

Collective Impact
Tom Holland, January/February

Tackle Your Camp Counselor Job with an Internship Mindset
Louise Fritts Johnson, May/June

Nature Noticing Excursions Making Connections at Camp through Seeing, Story, and Drawing
Merrie Koester, PhD, January/February

The Power of an Inspiring Visual Arts Program
Juli B. Kramer, PhD, January/February

Revolutionary Leadership
Sara Slevcove Kuljis, November/December

20/20 Toolbox: Where Can We Find the Money?
Tina LaRoche, January/February

The Architecture of a Culture of Kindness
Vivian Lehrer, November/December

Counselors, Campers, Action!
Sheila de Lemos, May/June

Meet ACA’s New CEO
An Interview with Tom Rosenberg, November/December

Five Ways to Be an Outstanding Counselor this Summer
Audrey Monke, MA, May/June

Multiple Intelligences and Summer Camps
Lance Ozier, EdD, September/October

Create Wonderful Moments in Nature: Here, There, Everywhere
Gwynn M. Powell, PhD, J. Joy James, PhD, and Robert Bixler, PhD, May/June

Putting Nature in Perspective
An Interview with Scott Sampson, PhD, March/April

Putting Sustainability into Practice Simple Strategies to Implement at Camp
Erik Rabinowitz, PhD, and J. Joy James, PhD, January/February

Reclaiming Conversations
An Interview with Sherry Turkle, March/April

Imagine a Child as a Tree — Fertilize with Unstructured, Outdoor Play, and Character Development
Debbie Rhea, EdD, September/October

Five Low-Cost Tech Tools That Further Your Mission
Rich Rinaldi, November/December

A Translation of Norms
Kathryn "Kat" Shreve, September/October

A Snapshot of Camper Enrollment in 2015

Rookie Day Another Way
Michael Stern, MS, November/December

Is There a Camp Movement in China?
Michael Thompson, PhD, July/August

With That in Mind, Part 1: What Directors Need to Know about Staff Mental Health
Christopher Thurber, PhD, ABPP, March/April

With that in Mind, Part II: What Staff Need to Know about Their Own Mental Health
Christopher Thurber, PhD, May/June

The Path to Summer Camp Leads Away from Sexual Violence
Christopher Thurber, PhD, November/December

A Five-Star Recipe for Excellence in Camp Food Service
Kimberly Whiteside Truitt, CFM, March/April

Twenty Tips for the 20-Something Supervisor
Diane Tyrrell, CCD, May/June

A Cautionary Tale: How to Handle the Hookup Culture at Camp
Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, January/February

Changing Places, Changing Paces: Recharging, Reconnecting, and Reflecting at Summer Camp
Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, May/June

The Time of Our Lives: How Summer Camp Tames Transition Trouble
Stephen Gray Wallace, MS Ed, November/December


Building Principles

“If You Build It . . .” Revisited
Rick Stryker, PE, March/April

The Tell-Tale Heart and Your Floors
Rick Stryker, PE, July/August

Building Miracles Happen: You Can Have it All
Rick Stryker, PE, November/December

From Ross

From Ross
Ross Turner, November/December

From Tish

From Tish
Tisha Bolger, January/February

From Tish
Tisha Bolger, July/August

In the Trenches

Ready for Camp
Bob Ditter, March/April

Dealing with a Delicate Situation at Camp
Bob Ditter, July/August

Lessons from Summer 2016
Bob Ditter, November/December

Leading for Tomorrow

My Story of Value
Tom Holland, March/April

Dreams for Our Children
Tom Holland, May/June

A Place to Share

Welcome to Atlanta
Jane Sanborn, January/February

Turn On the Radio
David Fleischner, March/April

More Than a Great Summer
Madeleine McArdle, May/June

Camp People
M. Deborah Bialeschki, PhD, July/August

If at First You Don’t Succeed…
Marcia Ellett, September/October

Why I Love Summer Camp
Corbin Friedman, November/December

Recipe for Success

Feeding Camper Creativity with Food Service Supplies
Viki Kappel Spain, MEd, January/February

Are Your Campers Picky Eaters?
Kimberly Whiteside Truitt, CFM, September/October


Camp Culture Carriers: What Happens When They Age Out?
Norman E. Friedman, MEd, March/April

Pranks or Projects? How to Make the Last Weks of Camp Your Best
Avery McGaha, May/June

Ramblings of a Grumpy, Old Camp Cook
Edward Ricker, July August

Do You Know What You Believe?
Posie Taylor, September/October

The Launch Pad Versus the Pinnacle
Tom Holland, November/December


Evaluating Appreciation, Possibility, and Friendship Skills at a Camp for Youth with Serious Illness
Anne Gillard, PhD, and Mark F. Roark, PhD, March/April

Risk Management

Risk Transfer: Managing Additional Insured Relationships
Edward A. Schirick, CPCU, CIC, CRM, January/February

Expand Your MESH Capacity Before Summer Begins
Linda Ebner Erceg, RN, MS, PHN, March/April

End-of-Summer Check-Up
Linda Ebner Erceg, RN, MS, PHN, July/August

Evolving Risks — Employment Practices / Sexual Harassment / Unlawful Discrimination
Edward A. Schirick, CPCU, CIC, CRM, September/October

Camp: An Antidote to Stress?
Linda Ebner Erceg, RN, MS, PHN, November/December